Whereas we don’t typically get to speak about him right here on our PC-focused videogame web site, Tremendous Smash Bros (and Kirby) creator Masahiro Sakurai is among the most notable figures in gaming fandom. It seems that he has pursuits aside from fighting games and conserving Waluigi out of Smash, too – he’s been enjoying Cyberpunk 2077, and was “deeply moved” by how developer CD Projekt Pink dealt with refunds for the sport.
“Coping with refunds is one thing that makes even me really feel deeply moved,” Sakurai says in a current Famitsu column, as famous by Ryokutya2089 and translated by Siliconera. “This sort of sincerity was by no means heard of earlier than.” Sakurai provides, “I help this recreation from the underside of my coronary heart for sincerely coping with [the refunds].”
Cyberpunk 2077 launched in a messy state, particularly on consoles. The buggy recreation was pulled from the PlayStation Store, and CD Projekt quickly promised that gamers would get refunds, and the corporate ensured that might occur “out of our own pocket if necessary.” The launch has drawn an investigation from a Polish regulatory bureau.
Sakurai mentions his personal work on Meteos, a puzzle recreation launched in 2005 for the DS, during which accelerated improvement on the finish of manufacturing turned difficult. (Meteos is nice, by the best way. Go play Meteos when you haven’t.)
It appears Sakurai is a real multiplatform gamer. Whereas he additionally performed Cyberpunk on the PlayStation 4 Professional, “I performed it on PC at first. I encountered bugs a number of instances.”